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president elect gets ready for the big day tomorrow. and anger over a local long-neglected cemetery. next. ♪ ♪ >> "action news," delaware valley's leading news program with jim gardner. >> we are going to make america great for all of our people -- everybody. everybody throughout our country. >> echoing the slogan that
propelled him to the presidency, donald trump promised it's not just a saying, rather a movement that continues in hours as he's sworn in as commander and chief. thursday night, jim is off. i'm monica malpass. the stage is set for donald trump to become the 45th president of the united states. it will take place here on the steps of the capital 13 hours from now. tonight, the president elect is taking place in pre-inauguration festivities, a dinner at washington union station. the president-elect is thinking about reelection saying he will win because of how he and his cabinet will have performed. trump and first lady melania arrived at noon today. the first stop, trump's hotel with a luncheon for his
transition team and incoming staff. then the family gathered at alleger cemetery, trump and mike pence laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier. then to a celebratory time at the lincoln memorial. ♪ ♪ >> various performers entertained the new first family and the crowd assembled on the national mall for the make america great inaugural concert ending with a fire work display. trump addressed the crowd promising rain or shine, tomorrow's inauguration will be special. >> i'll see you tomorrow. i'll be cheering you on. you will be cheering me on, but i'm going to be cheering you on because what we have done is so
special. brian taff and sharrie williams are there. trump is promising a beautiful inaugural. what are folks hoping to hear from the 45th president? >> we asked a lot of people in town that question. they are hoping for the sound of unity in the speech tomorrow. the president elect passes by, a couple minutes ago on constitution avenue making his way from the dinner you showed to blair house, the presidential guest house of sorts where the president-elect will spend his final night as a citizen not commander in chief. he will no doubt make changes to the speech to get ready tomorrow. the city that's serving as a backdrop is dotting its "is" and crossing its "t." look at this. everywhere you look, there is a police presence, thousands of
police officers with national guard as well to make sure the event goes off safely. there are perimeters and fences around the national mall. everyone passing in here tomorrow will be screened. there are helicopters in the air and even at this late hour, street crews cleaning to ensure not so much as a speck of dust will distract from the main message and main man tomorrow on that stage there. again, that big question, what will he say? we know what a lot of people hope he will say including local lawmakers with whom i met today and said what must donald trump do tomorrow? >> i think he's likely, and he needs to, make it clear that he wants to be a president for all americans. >> i hope at this point, this is only a hope, i mop hope it's noa
fleeting home that president-elect and then president trump will appeal to the better nature. >> my home is that he will have crafted a positive, bold, constructive and conciliatory manslaughtemessage that all amen listen to and hear their president. >> there you have it, hope that unity will be the message. a live look at the capital agrow, artificial lights beneath the domestic dome. tomorrow, we hope sunshine will replace the artificial light though rain is in the forecast. we learned about the actual context of the speech today. it will not be an agenda oriented speech, don't expect policy details. it will be philosophical, personal, donald trump's ideas about the presidency.
we'll be watching and listening closely from here. for now, let's send it to my colleague sharrie williams at a new jersey gala tonight where it's quite a party. >> and the music is still pumping downstairs. thankfully, we are dressed up with somewhere to be tonight, actually. the presidential inaugurational weekend a part of tradition are the fanfare and ball here in the hotel with the new jersey state society inaugural algae la. thilal gala.this is about fun, e incoming president. it's about the event, ball gowns and black tie as business and political leaders gather to commemorate the inauguration of donald trump. there is live music, cocktail,
champagne and hors d'oeuvres. this is all about the transition of power. there is a game room, ten rooms with activities and fun in each of the rooms. we spoke with several people from the delaware valley about what it means to celebrate and take in the moment. >> greatest events in the world, electing a new president, no matter who it is, what time. this is a great event. >> it's very exciting. >> love america. love what america has always stood for, the diversity, the uniqueness of every individual that we have here. i want us all to come together and really, i guess, enjoy each other and our differences. there is a lot of tension. there is also hope. i hope that hope ends up winning out. >> we heard that over and over again from those voters, from the residents as we look forward
to the president elect and what he will do in office. they mentioned the message of hope and bringing the country together. it's a long day, a busy day for the president elect. we have been here for it all from the party to the swearing in that will happen and looking for the policy that mr. trump wants to implement. monica, back to you. >> sharrie, brian, thank you very much. we look forward to your complete coverage of trump's inauguration tomorrow and all of the events to follow. "6abc" will have coverage of inauguration day. we'll post photos throughout the day and talk to folks from the delaware valley who made the trip to d.c. wherever you are, you can see the day's event ts on "6abc," yu can download the app free from your app store.
>> philadelphia police are preparing for protests here as trump takes the oath. police say they know of at least a dozen marges and rallie march. >> we are going to see protesters on the street making their feelings felt and voices heard, and >> will: we'll make sure it's safe to do that. >> expect a high police presence and if you are going through the city, expect delays. >> women are running to spread their message about women's rights. a crowd met them on the independence mall. they'll end their trek saturday in washington for the women's march. they are running to raise money for planned parenthood. as of tonight, they have
collected $80,000. >> southbound lanes were shut down after a police chase ended in a crash in delaware county. it happened about 8:00 p.m. the suspects robbed a mcdonalds and fled. officers spotted the vehicle and pursued the vehicle on to highland avenue. a short time later the vehicle crashed. two people were taken into custody. no one was injured. >> a 55-year-old man died today after a violent struggle with police in north philadelphia. about 5:00 this morning, officers responded to a call about a man screaming in a truck on popular street. he reached through a window of a patrol car and grabbed a female officer's neck. officers tasered the man and after he was put into handcuffs, police noted that he was unresponsive. >> thinking that he was
overdosing they administered nar cam. >> the man was pronounced dead at the hospital and the officer was admitted for minor injuries. the taser did not penetrate the man's skin. his cause of death is under investigation. >> philadelphia police released surveillance video showing three bandits robbing a store in antioch. it shows the men had a plan to steal $60,000 worth of goods. >> posing as a customer, the employee had no idea she was about to be robbed by this man. out of frame, police say the expect used zip ties to bind a employee and customer before dimming the lights for two accomplices inside. >> they knew what they were looking for, looking for the high priced merchandise, $60,000 worth of merchandise. it was planned.
>> the trio dragged bags of items out the front door. >> we had a person warn us. we pulled the rack in and close the doors. >> employees at the attic, another consignment store up main street are on high alert. >> it's not high end on this end, so it's shocking to hear of something down the street. >> it's terrifying. >> we showed the surveillance video to residence who don't understand no one saw the bandits getting away. >> how does that happen? there's so much traffic, you wouldn't think they would have a good get away. >> police are looking to see if this is related to other robberies. they are asking anyone with information to contact detectives. christie ileto, "action news." >> dishonoring the dead, relatives are upset about a
cemetery. we look at who is to blame. >> and we have a system bringing rain into the region. i'm tracking a stronger storm for the weekend. i have the details of what to expect in the forecast. whew plus, drug king el chapo back in the united states facing charges when "action news" continues tonight. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
>> rescuers in italy are working through the night searching for survivors of an avalanche that flattened a hotel. two bodies have been recovered to far. search efforts are hampered by heavy snow fall and fears the building will collapse. it's unclear if earthquakes triggered the avalanche. this is the face of el chapo guzman as he was expedited to
the u.s. authorities found a tunnel connected to his cell extending a mile underground with a motorcycle and rails. he spent six months on the run. he escaped from a different jail previously and was on the run ten years that time. >> some families are upset over what should be a restful place, now over taken by weeds. >> we come out here and can't find it. we can't find it. we looked all over. >> her late husband, charles beaver, a former marine died 34 years ago tomorrow, which makes it more painful. >> he was a veteran. i'm so sorry. >> miss beaver is not alone.
the cemetery off concord road looks like it came out of a horror movie, tomb stones toppled over, brush over taking others. >> they promise you a beautiful land of paradise. you come out here and see this. i don't think our loved ones worked their lives this hard to be buried in a place like this. the owner is 78 years old, suffering from parkinsons and one foot in the grave himself. he says he has nothing to do with this place. it's gone through the courts and he no longer has a say about it. >> it doesn't seem anyone takes
responsibility now. >> we were unable to reach anyone in time for the report. in the meantime, i'm asking those with loved ones to see what we can do about the cemetery right now. >> dann cuellar, "action news." >> a bogus doctor was performing physicals on students. it happened last year. the examining medical was listed as dr. bey. dr. bey is not a licensed medical doctor and the address provided is a row home. the license doesn't exist with the state. the school would not comment on how bey was allowed to do physicals. protocols are in place to ensure it doesn't happen again. >> fireworks noted the villanova
celebration tonight. hundreds of folks turned out to kick off the festivities. villanova was founded in 1842 by a group of priests. it officially opened its doors a year later with seven student. today there are more than 10,000 students. "6abc" is teaming up with the fire department for "6abc" save a life. this morning they were in holmesburg to pick up smoke alarms for family in the community. "6abc" is working with the fire department to give the alarms away and spread information about safety. >> commend their efforts. >> if you don't have a detector, ask the fire department if you can get one. >> time for the weather, very wet quickly. >> we are. tomorrow, light rain, but
sunday, monday, monday night, heavy rain and high winds. right now, dry out there. a bit of cloud cover, temperatures dropping to the 30s, not that cold for january standards. down from a high of 49, nine degrees above normal, another mild january day. allentown 36, cape may 37 and reading 33-degrees. we had sunshine to start the day but then a veil of mid level clouds moving in, in the heart of the afternoon putting a damper on the day. no rain today. however, satellite 6 and action radar showing a conveyer belt of moisture out of the southwest. it's beginning to pull apart. it's beginning to weaken. this generally brings a quarter inch of rain for the second half of the day. morning commute should be fine, breaks of sunshine, cool and calm.
6:00, 33, 8:35. take an umbrella with you tomorrow morning. you will need it for the afternoon. future tracker showing around lunchtime, a few showers breaking out south and west of philadelphia. bad timing, light rain for the nation's capital for the inauguration. 4:00, a steady light rain and then tapering off to showery weather friday night. it's not a soaking storm, but we get that sunday into monday. the set up shows high pressure to the north and a strong coastal low developing to the south. that pulls moisture off of the atlantic. we are looking at one to two inches of rain and with the difference of pressure we have the strong gradient, wind gusts inland up to 45 miles per hour at the shore could be wind gusts 55 miles per hour. that likely causes beach e lotion and coastal flooding.
like most storms this season, we are looking at all rain not snow. the accuweather seven-day forecast rap rain moving in, qur inch of less, 47 the high. saturday, we dry out, most lis cloudy skies, 53-degrees. sunday afternoon is when the rain starts, becoming steady sunday night, 52-degrees. monday, wind driven rain heavy at times, 4:00, wind gusts close to 60 miles per hour at the shore, philadelphia, 40 miles per hour. the rain is one aspect of the storm. tuesday, transition day. early showers and then late breaks of sunshine, 50-degrees. wednesday, 52-degrees and partly sunny. thursday, mix of clouds and sun and 60-degrees.
almost a week for another day with sunshine. be patient. >> thank you, cecily. a summit on bullying took place tonight. attendees heard from police and school district officials about how to combat bullying in school and online. the summit was organized by the positive girls mentoring program. the girls had a chance to speak to each other about creating positive changes and safe spaces. ♪ ♪ ♪ with simply right checking from santander bank, just make one deposit, payment, withdrawal, or transfer each month
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>> it should have been good news. he's seven foot tall but comes up short tonight. emdiid is not selected for the all star game. he got the vote from the fans, but in terms of player's votes, he was eighth. he will have to wait until next week to see if he's selected as a reserve. he was finished ahead of kevin love. he tweeted to fans, i freaking love you all. we did it even though i it wasnt enough. >> charles barclay, he's a huge fan. >> this guy right here, i don't care how many minutes or games he played. what he's doing in philadelphia, not playing back to back games, playing less than 20 to 30 minutes a night. i have so much confidence, he's going to the all star. >> he better. to baseball now. the philly's make it official,
michael saunders is their newest outfielder, he signed a deal worth $9 million. he's named al all star. manager pete mccannon feels this guy can be an important piece. >> it gives us balance in the lineup. a bat is a bat. a good bat is a good bat. i'm pleased with that. >> the last couple of spring trainings, he's a great hitter. >> still ahead, plenty of college basketball. la salle is on a roll trying to keep it going against daily.
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>> the sixers are not the only basketball team in town making noise. la salle has turned itself around. they won four straight games. into the first half, jordan price before the buzzer. la salle up nine at the break. second half b.j. johnson with 19. la salle wins 91-83. seven win in the past eight games. a long year for the dragons. one win in conference play. 15 for him. drexel on the wrong side of this one, 93-73, they go down, lost six of the last seven. delaware in northeastern, four threes, 26 points, six boards,
the bruins pull off the upset they snap their sixth game. that's a look at sports. >> thank you, sir. a celebration of the chinese new year took place tonight at the penn university in chinese city. it was the first time they hosted in philadelphia. the event featured traditional chinese food. it begins january 28th and it is the year of the rooster. "jimmy kimmel live" is next followed by "nightline." "action news" continues at 4:30 a.m. with pamela edwards, matt o'donnell and karen rodgers on traffic. i'm monica malpass. make it a good night tonight. ♪ ♪ ♪
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